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How to Learn a Language: Part 2

Posted in Learning advice|Rocket Languages - 2015-01-27 21:26:07

How to Learn a Language: Part 2

In the last post on how to learn a language we looked at learning styles, and the way your personal learning preferences play a big part in how well a language learning system works for you.

If you remember, we discussed Neil Fleming’s VARK model, and used Alexander Arguelles’ Shadowing Technique as an example.

If you missed it you can check out the post here.

This time I want to acknowledge that a language is a very big thing to learn. Many people make the decision to start learning a language, get started, then get scared by just how much there is to it.

Fortunately there’s a pretty simple way to make learning big things easier (and less scary…).

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How to Learn a Language: Part 1

Posted in Language Videos|Learning advice|Rocket Languages - 2015-01-21 21:28:54

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When you first decide that you want to learn a language it can be pretty daunting figuring out just how you’re going to go about it.

There are many different ways to learn, from attending classes, to listening to tapes, to hiring a personal tutor, to going online. And within those different formats there are a myriad of resources and exercises, styles and systems, that compete for your attention.

What many of the outfits that provide all these options forget is that language learners are people. As such we are all different, and we all have ways that we learn best.

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The 2015 Edition – soft launch!

Posted in Product development|What's new! - 2014-12-09 18:36:40

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Bonjour tout le monde !

We get a lot of feedback about just how much Rocket Languages has helped people achieve their language learning goals. However, we aren’t the sort of company to rest on it’s laurels…

In fact we have been very busy working away behind the scenes to make all of our Rocket Languages courses work even better and provide you with the best learning experience possible.

To that end I am really pleased to announce the release of the 2015 Edition of Rocket Languages for desktop computers and laptops. All for free for existing members (note that the iOS and Android apps will be updated as well in early 2015).

So, what’s new?

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